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Golden boy Lewis takes Silver Medal but will not be turning pro just yet

A dream week in the life of Tom Lewis ended last night with the 20-year-old collecting the Silver Medal as the leading amateur at the 140th Open Championship. But after all the hype and speculation about turning professional, this week it will be back to business as usual, which in amateur golf means a training session at Royal Aberdeen to prepare for the Walker Cup in September.

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Oldest man to make the cut gives a timely lesson to the young 'bish, bash, bosh' brigade on how to tame a monster

Lewis fades but his memories will not

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James Lawton: Watson again lights up Open in handing a timely reminder to golf's young pretenders

In the sunlight shining on a brilliant new generation of golfers there was another kind of glow here yesterday.

'Uncluttered' Watson on hand to guide Lewis through the spotlight

Five-time Open champion steadies British amateur's nerve with timely advice to keep things simple and also finds the time to sink a 15th hole-in-one of his illustrious career

Tom Lewis struggles to replicate first round form

Surprise amateur contender Tom Lewis showed he had the grit to go with his guile after refusing to allow his Open dream to fall apart with one bad round.

Rangers draw Malmo or Torshavn in Champions League qualifier

Rangers will play either Swedish side Malmo or Faroe Islands champions Torshavn in the third qualifying round of the Champions League.

'I played well and got cheers for "Tom" – though that might be Tom Watson'

Lewis set to rapidly turn professional after shining alongside legend

Surprises continue at the Open

A day of surprises at The Open ended with the biggest one of all - the lowest-ever round by an amateur in the 140-year history of the championship.

England's next big thing ready to follow in legend Watson's footsteps

Great things are expected of Tom Lewis, not least by his dad who named him after the man he plays with tomorrow

James Lawton: Donald must start having a say in the climactic major moments before it's too late

Donald's contentious point is that it doesn’t matter where the next tournament falls after Castle Stuart. Not where it is, perhaps, but what it is does matter

Boyd enjoys flying start with putter

England's Gary Boyd found fine early form with an opening 65, including eight birdies, at the BMW International Open in Munich yesterday, a score bettered by one shot by Sweden's Henrik Stenson later in the day.

Golden Bear teaches Golden Cub secrets to major success

If Rory McIlroy fails to win the 111th US Open, Jack Nicklaus is going to kick his backside. That is what Nicklaus threatened to do after McIlroy imploded with a final-round 80 at Augusta in April to throw away the Masters.

Video: New shorter, faster golf game launches

A new format of golf played over nine holes with a choice of two flags on each green has been launched at Celtic Manor.

Kaymer fears Donald's mastery of the greens as Westwood fine-tunes putting

America's focus will inevitably fall on the groupings involving Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, but in terms of the world rankings there is only one marquee pairing in the first two rounds of the Masters. Martin Kaymer, the world No 1, will face off with the No 2, Lee Westwood.

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